WorldCat Identities

Cole, William 1919-2000

Overview
Works: 159 works in 573 publications in 1 language and 29,058 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  Humorous poetry  Biographies  Nonsense verse  Biographical films  Documentary films  Sea poetry  Sea shanties  Song texts 
Roles: Editor, Author, Compiler, Other, Contributor, Composer, win
Classifications: PZ8.3.C675, 808.81
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Cole
Poem stew by William Cole( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about food and eating
The fireside book of humorous poetry by William Cole( Book )

7 editions published between 1950 and 1965 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains more than 450 English and American humorous poems including nonsense verse, fantasy, parody, and zany improvisations. Among the writers represented are Ogden Nash, Don Marquis, Lewis Carroll, Hilaire Belloc, John Updike, Samuel Hoffenstein, Edward Lear, and Olver Herford
Beastly boys and ghastly girls by William Cole( Book )

30 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous poetry about naughty, ill-mannered, even cruel, boys and girls
Poems for seasons and celebrations by William Cole( Book )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of seasonal and holiday poems from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries
Oh, what nonsense! by William Cole( Book )

25 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An array of witty verse from a variety of authors, including John Ciardi, Theodore Roethke, and Laura E. Richards
The sea, ships and sailors : poems, songs and shanties by William Cole( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Cole the noted anthologist and poet has collected a total of eighty-five poems, songs, and shanties of varying tenors and tones from such diverse sources as Shakespeare, Wallace Irwin, Kipling and Walter de la Mare
The birds and the beasts were there : animal poems by William Cole( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1977 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approximately 300 poems, old and new, about real and impossible animals of all kinds
The best cartoons from Punch, collected for Americans from England's famous humorous weekly( Book )

5 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Zooful of animals( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of animal poems by authors including Rachel Field, Shel Silverstein, and John Ciardi
Poems from Ireland by William Cole( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology containing ten centuries of Irish poetry
Poems of magic and spells by William Cole( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1977 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leprechauns, mermaids, elves, sorcerers, goblins and witches are magic makers in this collection
Oh, that's ridiculous! : poems by William Cole( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty-one nonsense poems from such authors as Spike Milligan, Theodore Roethke, and Ogden Nash
Story poems : new and old by William Cole( Book )

4 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of story poems by such authors as Walter de la Mare, Robert Frost, John Keats, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson and many more
James Baldwin : the price of the ticket by Karen Thorsen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Baldwin was at once a major 20th-century American author, a civil rights activist, and a prophetic voice calling Americans, black and white both, to confront their shared racial tragedy. This film biography of Baldwin's life captures the passion of his beliefs with stirring excerpts from his novels and striking archival footage dating from the Harlem Renaissance through to the author's commentary on civil rights to his writing retreats in Istanbul and Europe. Maya Angelou, Amiri Baraka, Ishmael Reed, and William Styron provide insight as the program skillfully links excerpts from Baldwin's major works to different historical stages in black/white dialogue
I went to the animal fair; a book of animal poems by William Cole( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1958 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirty-five animal poems by Lear, Coatsworth, Milne, de la Mare, Aldis, and other notable poets
Humorous poetry for children by William Cole( Book )

6 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of humorous poems, some by well-known and others by obscure poets."
Eight lines and under : an anthology of short, short poems by William Cole( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The more than 250 short poems in this delightful little anthology encompass a wide variety of topies from the light and airy to the serious and moving. The majority of the poets represented are contemporaries -- the short poem seems to be a particularly popular twentieth-century form. However the rand is from the seventeenth centruy on. Many of the poets are famous, some lesser known, some ever obscure. The assemblage represents the personal preference of a seasonsed anthologiest and admirable illustrated the highly difficult art of the short poem. -- Provided by publisher
Folk songs of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales by William Cole( )

25 editions published between 1961 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 100 songs, all with English words and some with Gaelic and Welsh
A book of nature poems by William Cole( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems, both old and new, about the many facets of nature throughout the year
Oh, such foolishness! : poems by William Cole( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous and nonsense poems
 
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Alternative Names
Cole, William, 1919-

Cole William Rossa

Cole, William Rossa 1919-2000

William Rossa Cole American anthologist, editor, writer

William Rossa Cole American writer

William Rossa Cole Amerikaans dichter (1919-2000)

William Rossa Cole poeta estadounidense

William Rossa Cole poeta estatunidenc

William Rossa Cole poeta estauxunidense (1919–2000)

William Rossa Cole poeta statunitense

William Rossa Cole poète américain

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Languages
English (186)